Tagged: Black America

Who Abolished Slavery?

US News had a nice article on the history of abolition, entitled Who ended the slave trade?  In it, the author makes some great observations that deal with our liberal, revisionists understandings of slavery, it’s origins, and it’s abolition.  And the whole string of conversation...

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MTV – Still Pimping the Black Community

Stanley Crouch of the New York Daily News wrote a scathing commentary on MTV’s 25th Anniversary.  He claims that it elevated the pimp culture to mainstream status in the black community, helping to stain the black contributions to American culture. [MTV projected] the most dehumanizing...

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The Bible and Slavery

Rich over at God and Science has a nice post entitled Does God Approve of Slavery According to the Bible?  I have not delved into this topic much, but I do like this one bit: In fact, the slavery described in the Old Testament was...

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Is Marriage Only for White People?

I wanted to mention the importance of the Washington Post article from last week entitled Marriage Is for White People, by Joy Jones (a black woman).  While teaching a class of young black students, she was asking what they wanted to be when they grew...

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Mandatory Abortion Could Rid Us of Ghetto Kids

In Holland, a health official has called for a debate on forced abortion and contraception to deal with the problem of "unwanted children."  Her logic mixes pro-choice and euthanasia logic, taking what some think is the next logical step in liberal thought. According to the...

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Abortion and African-Americans

Zenit, a Catholic news agency, has an interview with Alveda King, niece of slain civil-rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.  She has some choice things to say: In the African-American communities, abortion is the primary agenda. They also offer birth control and some health services,...

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Christianity and slavery

Much has been said and insinuated about the history of Christianity and slavery. Unfortunately, many Christians, especially in the South, defended the abhorrent practice. However, today’s critics of Christianity often have a distorted view of the role the faith played in the turbulent 1800’s and...

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